Eoin O'Brien

Summary

Affiliation: Beaumont Hospital
Country: Ireland

Publications

  1. doi What to do when faced with an unmeasurable ambulatory blood pressure?
    Eoin O'Brien
    Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Research, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland
    J Hypertens 29:451-3. 2011
  2. ncbi A website for blood pressure measuring devices: dableducational.com
    Eoin O'Brien
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and Blood Pressure Unit and ADAPT Centre, Beaumont, Dublin
    Blood Press Monit 8:177-80. 2003
  3. ncbi Validation of the TONOPORT V ambulatory blood pressure monitor according to the European Society of Hypertension International Protocol for Validation of Blood Pressure Measuring Devices in Adults
    Eoin O'Brien
    Blood Pressure Unit, Beaumont Hospital and Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland
    Blood Press Monit 8:255-60. 2003
  4. ncbi Validation of the ROSSMAX blood pressure measuring monitor according to the European Society of Hypertension International Protocol for Validation of Blood Pressure Measuring Devices in Adults
    Eoin O'Brien
    Blood Pressure Unit, Beaumont Hospital and Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland
    Blood Press Monit 8:261-5. 2003
  5. ncbi Can improved software facilitate the wider use of ambulatory blood pressure measurement in clinical practice?
    Eoin O'Brien
    Blood Pressure Unit and ADAPT Centre, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9, Ireland
    Blood Press Monit 9:237-41. 2004
  6. ncbi Practice guidelines of the European Society of Hypertension for clinic, ambulatory and self blood pressure measurement
    Eoin O'Brien
    Beaumont Hospital and Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Royal College of Surgeons, Beaumont Road, Dublin 9, Ireland
    J Hypertens 23:697-701. 2005
  7. ncbi Aliskiren: a renin inhibitor offering a new approach for the treatment of hypertension
    Eoin O'Brien
    The Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Research, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Expert Opin Investig Drugs 15:1269-77. 2006
  8. ncbi Aliskiren reduces blood pressure and suppresses plasma renin activity in combination with a thiazide diuretic, an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor, or an angiotensin receptor blocker
    Eoin O'Brien
    Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Research, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Hypertension 49:276-84. 2007
  9. ncbi The circadian nuances of hypertension: a reappraisal of 24-h ambulatory blood pressure measurement in clinical practice
    E O'Brien
    Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Research, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Ir J Med Sci 176:55-63; discussion 65-6. 2007
  10. doi State-of-the-market from the dableducational.org website
    Eoin O'Brien
    Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Research, University College Dublin, Belfield, Ireland
    Blood Press Monit 12:377-9. 2007

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. doi What to do when faced with an unmeasurable ambulatory blood pressure?
    Eoin O'Brien
    Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Research, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland
    J Hypertens 29:451-3. 2011
    ....
  2. ncbi A website for blood pressure measuring devices: dableducational.com
    Eoin O'Brien
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and Blood Pressure Unit and ADAPT Centre, Beaumont, Dublin
    Blood Press Monit 8:177-80. 2003
    ..The website is due to be launched shortly and this paper outlines the general principles that have governed its establishment and the facilities that it will provide...
  3. ncbi Validation of the TONOPORT V ambulatory blood pressure monitor according to the European Society of Hypertension International Protocol for Validation of Blood Pressure Measuring Devices in Adults
    Eoin O'Brien
    Blood Pressure Unit, Beaumont Hospital and Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland
    Blood Press Monit 8:255-60. 2003
    ....
  4. ncbi Validation of the ROSSMAX blood pressure measuring monitor according to the European Society of Hypertension International Protocol for Validation of Blood Pressure Measuring Devices in Adults
    Eoin O'Brien
    Blood Pressure Unit, Beaumont Hospital and Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland
    Blood Press Monit 8:261-5. 2003
    ....
  5. ncbi Can improved software facilitate the wider use of ambulatory blood pressure measurement in clinical practice?
    Eoin O'Brien
    Blood Pressure Unit and ADAPT Centre, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9, Ireland
    Blood Press Monit 9:237-41. 2004
    ..The technique must, therefore, be made available in primary care, but in doing so it must be recognized that unfamiliarity with the technique may lead to misinterpretation of data...
  6. ncbi Practice guidelines of the European Society of Hypertension for clinic, ambulatory and self blood pressure measurement
    Eoin O'Brien
    Beaumont Hospital and Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Royal College of Surgeons, Beaumont Road, Dublin 9, Ireland
    J Hypertens 23:697-701. 2005
  7. ncbi Aliskiren: a renin inhibitor offering a new approach for the treatment of hypertension
    Eoin O'Brien
    The Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Research, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Expert Opin Investig Drugs 15:1269-77. 2006
    ..This review outlines the background evidence for aliskiren, the first orally active renin inhibitor...
  8. ncbi Aliskiren reduces blood pressure and suppresses plasma renin activity in combination with a thiazide diuretic, an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor, or an angiotensin receptor blocker
    Eoin O'Brien
    Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Research, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Hypertension 49:276-84. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi The circadian nuances of hypertension: a reappraisal of 24-h ambulatory blood pressure measurement in clinical practice
    E O'Brien
    Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Research, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Ir J Med Sci 176:55-63; discussion 65-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this review is to examine critically the information that can be derived from the technique and to highlight the application of this evidence in clinical practice...
  10. doi State-of-the-market from the dableducational.org website
    Eoin O'Brien
    Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Research, University College Dublin, Belfield, Ireland
    Blood Press Monit 12:377-9. 2007
    ..In addition, the website provides a library resource with over 450 papers, and a device equivalence procedure for manufacturers...
  11. doi A new solar-powered blood pressure measuring device for low-resource settings
    Gianfranco Parati
    Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Research, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Hypertension 56:1047-53. 2010
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  12. ncbi Ambulatory blood pressure measurement as a predictor of outcome in an Irish population: methodology for ascertaining mortality outcome
    Eamon Dolan
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and ADAPT Centre, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Blood Press Monit 8:143-5. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the predictive value of ABPM in a sample of 14 414 people referred for management of cardiovascular risk...
  13. ncbi Ambulatory blood pressure measurement is indispensable to good clinical practice
    Eoin O'Brien
    Blood Pressure Unit and ADAPT Centre, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    J Hypertens Suppl 21:S11-8. 2003
    ..However, if ABPM is to be widely used in general practice, there is a need to establish appropriate educational processes and to improve the methods of presenting and analysing ABPM data...
  14. ncbi Has conventional sphygmomanometry ended with the banning of mercury?
    Eoin O'Brien
    Blood Pressure Unit and ADAPT Centre, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9, Ireland
    Blood Press Monit 7:37-40. 2002
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  15. ncbi Validation up-date
    E O'Brien
    Blood Pressure Unit and ADAPT Centre, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9, Ireland
    Blood Press Monit 6:275-80. 2001
    ....
  16. ncbi State of the market for devices for blood pressure measurement
    E O'Brien
    Blood Pressure Unit, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9, Ireland
    Blood Press Monit 6:281-6. 2001
    ..In this paper the published evidence for independent validation is reviewed and it is recommended that such reviews should be undertaken regularly by international bodies, such as the European Society of Hypertension...
  17. ncbi Task Force I: methodological aspects of blood pressure measurement
    E O'Brien
    Blood Pressure Unit, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Blood Press Monit 6:313-5. 2001
    ..To reach a consensus on important methodological aspects of blood pressure measurement...
  18. ncbi European Society of Hypertension recommendations for conventional, ambulatory and home blood pressure measurement
    Eoin O'Brien
    J Hypertens 21:821-48. 2003
  19. ncbi Demise of the mercury sphygmomanometer and the dawning of a new era in blood pressure measurement
    Eoin O'Brien
    Blood Pressure Unit and ADAPT Centre, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9, Ireland
    Blood Press Monit 8:19-21. 2003
    ....
  20. ncbi Ambulatory arterial stiffness index as a predictor of cardiovascular mortality in the Dublin Outcome Study
    Eamon Dolan
    The ADAPT Centre, Beaumont Hospital, Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    Hypertension 47:365-70. 2006
    ..89; P=0.47 versus 0.40). AASI is a novel measure of arterial stiffness, which can be readily determined from ambulatory blood pressure recordings and which independently predicts cardiovascular mortality, even in normotensive subjects...
  21. ncbi Superiority of ambulatory over clinic blood pressure measurement in predicting mortality: the Dublin outcome study
    Eamon Dolan
    ADAPT Centre, Beaumont Hospital, Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland
    Hypertension 46:156-61. 2005
    ..These results have 2 important clinical messages: ambulatory measurement of blood pressure is superior to clinic measurement in predicting cardiovascular mortality, and nighttime blood pressure is the most potent predictor of outcome...
  22. ncbi Working Group on Blood Pressure Monitoring of the European Society of Hypertension International Protocol for validation of blood pressure measuring devices in adults
    Eoin O'Brien
    Blood Pressure Unit, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Blood Press Monit 7:3-17. 2002
  23. ncbi Blood pressure lowering in essential hypertension with an oral renin inhibitor, aliskiren
    Alice Stanton
    Blood Pressure Unit, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Hypertension 42:1137-43. 2003
    ..Whether renin inhibition results in protection from heart attack, stroke, and nephropathy, similar to angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition and angiotensin receptor blockade, needs to be researched...
  24. doi Confirmation that the renin gene distal enhancer polymorphism REN-5312C/T is associated with increased blood pressure
    Ciara Vangjeli
    Molecular and Cellular Therapeutics, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland
    Circ Cardiovasc Genet 3:53-9. 2010
    ..However, whether polymorphisms in these genes contribute to the cause of essential hypertension in humans is still a matter of debate...
  25. ncbi Ambulatory arterial stiffness index: rationale and methodology
    Eamon Dolan
    ADAPT Centre and Blood Pressure Unit, Beaumont Hospital, and Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    Blood Press Monit 11:103-5. 2006
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  26. ncbi Twenty-four-hour ambulatory blood pressure in community-dwelling elderly men and women, aged 60-102 years
    Cianán O'Sullivan
    The Blood Pressure Unit, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    J Hypertens 21:1641-7. 2003
    ..To investigate ambulatory blood pressure in elderly people, including 'old elderly' subjects, aged over 80 years...
  27. ncbi Silent myocardial ischaemia in treated hypertensives with and without left ventricular hypertrophy
    Milos M Stojanovic
    Blood Pressure Unit and ADAPT Centre, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9, Ireland
    Blood Press Monit 8:45-51. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence of silent ischaemia in hypertensive patients with and without left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH)...
  28. ncbi A longitudinal study of the yield and clinical utility of a specifically designed secondary hypertension investigation protocol
    Mark A Little
    Department of Nephrology, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Ren Fail 25:709-17. 2003
    ..We aimed to prospectively identify 96 consecutive hypertensive patients undergoing an algorithmic investigation protocol based around two day case hospital attendances...
  29. pmc Polymorphisms of the Flavin containing monooxygenase 3 (FMO3) gene do not predispose to essential hypertension in Caucasians
    Ciara Dolan
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, 123 St Stephens Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
    BMC Med Genet 6:41. 2005
    ..We investigated whether common polymorphisms of the FMO3 gene confer an increased risk for elevated blood pressure and/or essential hypertension...
  30. ncbi Hypertensive target-organ damage in the very elderly
    Cianán O'Sullivan
    Blood Pressure Unit, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Hypertension 42:130-5. 2003
    ..In advanced old age, HT is associated with evidence of target-organ damage. ABPM can improve on CBPM in predicting very elderly subjects with HT target-organ damage...
  31. ncbi The dabl Educational Trust device equivalence procedure
    Neil Atkins
    dabl Educational Trust, Dublin, Ireland
    Blood Press Monit 12:246-9. 2007
    ..In this paper the procedure for manufacturers to declare the equivalence of a modified device with a device that has been validated earlier is described...
  32. doi Short-term and long-term repeatability of the morning blood pressure in older patients with isolated systolic hypertension
    Barbara Wizner
    Studies Coordinating Centre, Division of Hypertension and Cardiovascular Rehabilitation, Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Hypertens 26:1328-35. 2008
    ..Using 24-h ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, we studied the repeatability of the morning blood pressure in older (> or =60 years) patients with isolated systolic hypertension...
  33. ncbi Limitations of current validation protocols for home blood pressure monitors for individual patients
    William Gerin
    The Zena and Michael A Wiener Cardiovascular Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Blood Press Monit 7:313-8. 2002
    ..We assessed the adequacy of existing British Hypertension Society (BHS) and Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) validation standards for automatic blood pressure monitoring devices...